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AGO 1987 No. 2 >  January 12, 1987
STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY - AUTHORITY TO REGULATE
REGISTRATION AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OF DRUG MANUFACTURERS, REPRESENTATIVES OR AGENTS REGARDING LEGEND DRUGS AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (1) The Washington State Board of Pharmacy has the statutory authority to regulate the distribution of legend drugs and controlled substance samples by drug manufacturers or their representatives. (2) The State Board of Pharmacy may require the registration or licensing of drug manufacturers alone with regard to the distribution of controlled substances.  Similarly, drug manufacturers of legend drugs within the state and wholesalers alone are required to obtain a license from the State Board of Pharmacy.
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